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Broadcasters taking $100 million ‘illegal tax’ fight to Supreme Court

News | 05/06/2008 6:25 pm EDT

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to wade into the hotly contested issues of Part II licence fees – a $100 million annual thorn in the side of broadcasters and BDUs. Earlier today, the CAB said it will seek leave to appeal an April 28th ruling by the Federal Court of Appeal that overturned a 2006 decision by a lower court ruling these fees an illegal tax.

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